6/2/20 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: 6 Things Black Men Tell Their Sons About Traffic Stops

READ CAREFULLY! These six observations on what to do when you are pulled over during a police traffic stop can save your African- American/Latino son’s life. Continue reading

5/20/20 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY- ON WEDNESDAY: President Obama’s Message to the Class of 2020

Watch President Obama celebrate America’s high school seniors as part of Graduate Together: America Honors the Class of 2020. Continue reading

5/19/20 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: Kobe Bryant- How He Became The Best

Kobe Bryant shares powerful life advice that shaped how he became the best. Sacrifices were made so that he could achieve his dream. Absolute dedication to being your greatest self is the key to success.
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5/5/20 O&A NYC INSPIATIONAL TUESDAY/SPORTS: Dr. J At Harlem’s Famed Rucker Park

Footage of Julius Erving aka Dr. J. at Harlem’s famed Rucker Park the excerpts are from The Doctor, NBA television.

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4/21/20 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: Michael Jackson – Earth Song

Earth Song by the King of Pop Michael Jackson from his ninth studio album HIStory, Past, Present and Future, Book I. It was released on November 27, 1995 as the third single from the album.
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4/8/20 O&A NYC MAGAZINE: Remembering Louis Johnson

By Walter Rutledge

Louis Johnson’s passing marks the end of an era in Black dance. Johnson was the last of the of his generation of 20th century American choreographers of African descent and International renowned. His contemporaries, Alvin Ailey, Talley Beatty, Geoffrey Holder, Donald McKayle, and Arthur Mitchell, all forged through the restrictive Jim Crow era of hatred and segregation; that unfortunately included the arts- and dance. Continue reading

3/17/20 O&A NYC INSPIRATION TUESDAY: Angela Bassett’s Empowering Speech- The Icon Award (Black Girls Rock 2019)

Angela Bassett is nothing short of an icon. On Aug. 25, she was given the Icon Award, the highest honor at the 2019 Black Girls Rock Awards. Continue reading

2/25/20 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY PT.2: Kobe Bryant – Mamba Forever

Remember Kobe Bryant with Nike’s Mamba Forever tribute. It is a big inspirational moment in black history.To accompany the recent memorial service for Kobe Bryant, Nike has put together a tribute video to remember the late basketball star. Inspiration is forever. Continue reading

2/25/20 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: Malcolm X on CBC’s Front Page Challenge

He was revered. He was despised. Some saw him as a guardian of civil rights, a force of empowerment and self-respect for blacks in America. Others branded him a provocateur, a racial supremacist and a menace. His words, incisive and unforgiving had the capacity to unite – and divide.
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